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August 30, 2017 | Brian Ray, P.E.

Roadway and highway designers have been increasingly turning from dimensional-based, three-dimensional geometric design criteria to performance-based analysis approaches.

August 30, 2017

City buses in Stockton, Calif. are getting quieter and exhaust-free by going electric. The San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) has converted its existing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Express Route from 44- to 100-percent electric, zero-emissions buses. That BRT route will be the first in the... read more

June 21, 2017

For cities looking to increase their electric vehicle ridership, a dilemma exists: What comes first, electric vehicles themselves or the charging station infrastructure?

June 14, 2017

At the Movin'On summit in Montréal, Michelin unveiled its visionary new tire concept. Made from bio-sourced and biodgredable material, this concept combines the wheel and the tire into a single component. As the video below shows, though, the advances don't stop there.

April 12, 2017

On April 4, Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao spoke to a group of business leaders at a town hall-style event with business CEOs and suggested that an infrastructure package could come as soon as May. While the administration had previously shelved infrastructure plans... read more

April 03, 2017

If you complain about your commute, be thankful you aren't in Atlanta. It's first full work week without a heavily traveled section of Interstate 85 that collapsed Thursday evening following a fire that started underneath a viaduct about six miles north of downtown.

March 27, 2017

Automotive technology is evolving so fast these days that it's difficult to predict the features vehicles will have by the end of the next decade. But we do know that wireless connectivity will play a much more important role than it does now, primarily offering passengers an internet connection... read more

January 09, 2016

Uber is launching a free tool that will allow anyone to view auto traffic patterns and analyze travel times based on customizable routes and time periods. The tool, called Uber Movement, extrapolates traffic trends based on Uber trips in a given area to provide travel times to and from specific... read more

November 09, 2016

According to a Reuters report, the White House approved plans on Nov. 3 to help establish 48 national electric-vehicle (EV) charging networks over approximately 25,000 miles of highways through 35 state

October 17, 2016

Eurotransport Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) has launched the first UK public trials of autonomous vehicles in Milton Keynes as part of the LUTZ Pathfinder Project.

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